Halloween is only weeks away, so it’s time to prep your decorations. If you want to go beyond the typical jack-o’-lanterns and spider webs, check out these do-it-yourself ideas.
While the classic carved and candlelit jack-o’-lantern is always a welcome sight on Halloween, the humble pumpkin is prime for a... [read more]
Autumn has arrived, and before long, you’ll see your friends and neighbors setting out jack-o’-lanterns for Halloween. If you want to carve your own grinning gourd this fall, it all starts with finding the right pumpkin. Follow these steps to bring home a winner.
As you explore a pumpkin patch,... [read more]
Whether you’ll be going out with your kids during trick-or-treating this year or you’re finally letting them venture off on their own, you want to keep your kids as safe as possible while they’re out on one of the most exciting – and busiest – nights of the year. So,... [read more]
Imagine taking your kids on a safe trick-or-treating experience where your kids get the best candy. That’s what you’ll get at Trick or Treat Downtown Vinton on Oct. 31 from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. The event is free to the public, and more than 40 businesses will participate. Your... [read more]
Do you want to have a sort of spooky Halloween? Your kids are little, so you know they can only handle so many thrills and chills. Still, you want to get them into the Halloween spirit. The Not-So-Spooky Spectacular was created with your family in mind. It will be at... [read more]
Lions, and tigers, and bears, and…candy? It must be time for Zoo Boo at the Mill Mountain Zoo! This year’s festivities will be on Oct. 27 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., so stop by and enjoy hours of safe Halloween fun. You don’t even have to pay extra for... [read more]
When you play golf, the scariest thing is usually your score. A bogey or two is a sure way to get your heart pounding. That’s a bad scare, but how about a fun one? You can have a Spooktacular golfing experience at Explore Park this Halloween season. The park is... [read more]
Fall is in the air! If you step outside, you can actually smell it. There’s something invigorating about the smells, sights, and activities that are available in the fall. Maybe it’s the crisp air, or perhaps it’s just because fall is so much fun, but you can’t help but get... [read more]